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Boaz meaning and name origin
Boaz \boaz\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin. Possibly "swiftness" or "strength". Biblical: names of several characters, including the second husband of Ruth, who treats her generously. Revived by the Puritans and occasionally used in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Now very rare. Sometimes used in Jewish families.
Boaz has 2 variant forms: Boas and Boase.
Baby names that sound like Boaz are Baz, Bazz, Buzz and Paz.
Popularity of Boaz
Boaz is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11741 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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